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Skippers' Plan launches social media trivia contest | Win TIBS tickets

by Heather Robertson on 21 Dec 2012
Petra Fischer and Andrew Robertson of Skippers' Plan hold up the flags in 2012 Nautical Flag Contest at the Toronto Boat Show. Heather Robertson
Skippers' Plan, Robertson & Robertson Yacht Insurance returns to the 2013 Toronto International Boat Show - held in the Direct Energy Centre January 12-20, 2012.

Embracing social media, Skippers' Plan takes on a unique way of generating excitement about the show, and Skippers' Plan, Robertson & Robertson Yacht Insurance returns to the 2013 Toronto Boat Show - held in the Direct Energy Centre January 12-20, 2012.

Following along the lines of last year's success of the Nautical Flag Contest, this year Skippers' Plan launches the Toronto Boat Show Trivia Contest. (All answers are available on the Toronto Boat Show site.)

Between January 11-19, Skippers' Plan will post on their Facebook Page and Twitter feeds a daily trivia question about the Toronto International Boat Show.

Answers must be tweeted directly to @SkippersPlan using the hashtag torontoboatshow. Everyone who plays must have either previously liked Skippers' Plan on Facebook or followed their twitter feed.

Skippers' Plan is specialized boat insurance for every type of boat and every type of boater. Robertson & Robertson Yacht Insurance, owned & operated by The CG&B Group Inc. is a respected leader having served the Canadian boating community for over 70 years. Skippers' Plan is the exclusive broker for Sailing Canada (formerly the Canadian Yachting Association.

Like Skippers' Plan at www.facebook.com/SkippersPlan and follow them on Twitter @SkippersPlan. Or see them in Booth 1737 at the Toronto Boat Show.
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